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Journal of Economic Literature: Vol. 40 No. 1 (March 2002)

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Can We Trust Social Capital?

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Sobel, Joel. 2002. "Can We Trust Social Capital?" Journal of Economic Literature, 40(1): 139-154.

DOI: 10.1257/0022051027001

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This essay looks at the literature on social capital from the perspective of game theory. It reviews Bowling Alone by Robert Putnam and Social Capital: A Multifaceted Approach edited by Partha Dasgupta and Ismail Serageldin.

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Sobel, Joel (Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego)


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